Conception

Fertility

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'Flushing' blocked fallopian tubes can improve fertility, study finds

A technique that effectively "unblocks" a woman's fallopian tubes by flushing them with liquid to help her conceive has been used for decades, with varying levels of success. Now a study has confirmed that the method significantly improves fertility, and that a certain type of fluid – one that is oil-based rather than water-based – shows strong results.

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IVF

IVF cycles in Australia dipped in 2017 but a bigger concern for big ASX companies specialising in the area is ...

IVF price wars lower costs for treatment

A budding price war in the IVF sector has led to lower treatment prices at one of Australia's largest providers  but costs for consumers could still go lower, according to one of the industry's pioneers.

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Adoption and Fostering

Surrogacy